Visiting Alsace – 35 unmissable experiences to try

What to do and what to see in Alsace? This is inevitably the question that you are asking yourself if you want to visit Alsace. I have good news for you: there are really a lot of things to see, to do and to taste in Alsace! Even if the region is quite small in size, it is very rich in activities. It’s very simple actually: there is something for every taste! This is actually why I quickly fell in love with the region. The landscapes are beautiful and varied (for example the Wine Route, the Ried Plain and the Vosges mountains...

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A visit to Sélestat, a Town of Art and History

Sélestat is an Alsatian town located between Colmar and Obernai, at the foot of the famous Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle. It is the fourth town in Alsace size-wise, but it’s still not very known by tourists. Why? Honestly, I have absolutely no idea why, because it is a charming town, with very beautiful buildings and where it’s nice to walk around. Inhabitants are very friendly (I noticed it each time I went to Sélestat, whether it was for the Christmas Market or the carnival) and there are nice shops and beautiful tea rooms to take a break. So yes, there is everything for a successful visit to a town! Sélestat...

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The Alsatian Ried – All my ideas for things to do!

Do you know the Ried in Alsace? It is a natural region located in the Plain of Alsace. You might not have heard of the Plain of Alsace, as it’s a bit more unknown. However, there is not only the Wine Route to see in Alsace! Let me tell you more and give you some ideas of activities to do in the area… to get off the beaten track in Alsace! Let’s start with a short geography class about Alsace, so that you can locate everything. Alsace is located between two mountain ranges: the Vosges to the West and the Black Forest (in Germany)...

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The best tea rooms and cafés in Sélestat (or at least my favourites!)

I love warm and inviting tea rooms, where you can enjoy a good tea or coffee with a slice of cake. I love to go with friends or with my mom when she comes to visit in Alsace. This is how I’ve become quite the expert in finding good addresses! And I must say that I’m quite impressed with Sélestat: it’s a small town, but there are very original spots! Here is my selection of the best cafés and tea rooms in Sélestat.  Don’t hesitate also to have a look at my selection of cafes in Strasbourg and in...

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